C of E invokes power of prayer to help the press

Sunday 20th May has been designated a day of prayer for the media.

C of E invokes power of prayer to help the press
C of E invokes power of prayer to help the press. Photo: Getty Images

While some newspaper publishers are putting their faith in “digital first”, worshippers are being urged to pray for the future of the press.

Amid an industry ravaged by circulation decline, cost-cutting and redundancies, Sunday 20 May has been designated a day of prayer for the media by the Church and Media Network.

A specially commissioned prayer thanks journalists for their "persistence in seeking after truth” and asks for them to "reach for the highest professional standards, especially when budgets are stretched, time is tight, and competition increasing”

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